Teach the next generation of global citizens

About our programs

NAU has the only nationally accredited foreign language teacher preparation program in the state of Arizona. Our programs are accredited by NCATE, and we regularly update our programs requirements according to innovations in pedagogy and updates in teaching standards.

You may become certified to teach in the following languages:

Teacher Education Program admission criteria.

The Professional Education Unit portal has information for students, faculty and the general public.

 

Student Resources

The student resources site has information about program requirements, application links, as well as other useful links.
Language students will find particularly useful:
  • Teacher Education Program Application
    • The semesterly windows for applying are normally September 1-15 and February 1-15. If the link to download the application file is not working, you need to check back to see when the application window timeframe opens. In any event, do the application on the first day of the window timeframe.
  • Student Teaching Application 
    • The semesterly windows for applying are normally September 21 for approximately 3 weeks and February 21 for approximately 3 weeks. If the link to download the application file is not working, you need to check back to see when the application window timeframe opens. In any event, do the application on the first day of the window timeframe.